It is with heavy hearts that we, the family, share the passing of Gilbert Leon Boudreau, which occurred at the Chaleur Regional Hospital in Bathurst on Friday, May 26th, 2023 at the age of 81.
Born in Beresford, he was the son of the late Leofred and Eva (Morrison) Boudreau.
He leaves behind his wife of 57 years, Mireille “Mirella” Boudreau of Beresford, two sons: Denis (Lynn Young) of Bathurst, Daniel of Halifax and two granddaughters: Samantha Boudreau and Stéphanie Konway both of Halifax. Several nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Gilbert was predeceased by two brothers: Roger and Alvin and four sisters Patricia, Julia Fielding, Leona Parent, and Violette Cormier.
Gilbert worked for the town of Beresford for more than 30 years. He was an active member of his community for many years as volunteer firefighter, volunteer for the church and was involved in many other community activities.
He loved sports, especially baseball, hockey and curling and was a huge Bluejays fan.
He loved his family dearly and also loved the community of Beresford where he lived his entire life and enjoyed his early morning walk down Beresford beach.
In respecting his wishes, there will be no visitation or funeral service.
He will be dearly missed by his family and all who loved him.
Donations in memory of Gilbert may be made to the Alzheimer's Association or a charity of the donor’s choice.
Arrangements are in the care of Heritage Funeral Home (www.mfheritage.com), Beresford.